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© Mr B.J.W. Heath

IoE Number: 432680
Location: THE CORN EXCHANGE, MARKET PLACE (south west side)
Photographer: Mr B.J.W. Heath
Date Photographed: 29 April 2001
Date listed: 09 April 1954
Date of last amendment: 09 April 1954
Grade II

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1042MARKET PLACE(South West Side)The Corn Exchange

1. 1042 MARKET PLACE (South West Side) The Corn Exchange ST 9961 2/130 9.4.54. II GV 2. Dated 1857, by W Hill of Leeds. Large single storey hall with Bath stone front of 4 semi-engaged Corinthian columns and rusticated angle piers on projecting plinth, supporting entablature and stone balustrade on high blocking course, with stone urns at corners and central statue of Ceres on tall curved base with moulded capping and swag and cartouche ornament. 2 semi-circular headed windows and 3 eight-panel double doors in arched openings with 'mask' keystones.2 Each door has carved medallion over. An imposing front. The detail is well carved and the design of good quality for its period. Good north side elevation, plinth and entablature returned, long range of similar round headed windows, the end bays and the centre flanked by pilasters, the parapet with urns repeated over each of these sections. All the listed buildings on the South-West Side, South-East Side, Market Hall, Market Cross and the Fountain form a group. Also all the listed buildings on the South-West Side form a group with Nos 1 to 16 (consec) Northgate Street.

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